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  • Jason Lind

    Lake County schools consider sharing grant writerMar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Five Lake County school districts are considering an idea to split the cost of having an employee who would seek grants for all of them. It would be the latest example of local governments sharing resources in an effort to reduce costs to taxpayers.

     
  • Samantha Bednarz uses optics to refract laser beams at the technology building at the College of Lake County. Twenty-three eighth-graders from Woodland, Viking and River Trail schools participated in a Laser Photonics class as part of a program called Taste of College.

    Gurnee-area eighth-graders get a Taste of College at CLCMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Twenty-three eighth-graders from Woodland, Viking and River Trail schools got a chance to bend and manipulate light as they attended a class in photonics as part of the Taste of College program.

     
  • Readers are leaders at Woodland:Mar 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Woodland Elementary District 50's primary school will celebrate Readers are Leaders Day.

     
  • Woodland Primary lauded by state:Mar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    A school in the Gurnee-based Woodland Elementary District 50 system has received kudos from the state.

     
  • District 50 dual language meetingMar 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 hosts an informational meeting about the district’s Dual Language Program at 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 4, at Woodland Primary School, 17366 W. Gages Lake Road, Gages Lake.

     
  • Woodland Elementary East student Demar Scott, center, presented a check to Kristina Eddy, right, of the American Cancer Society in honor of his grandmother, Doris Moore, left, of Gurnee. Moore was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

    District 50 student raises money for cancer to honor grandmother, help othersFeb 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    On February 11, Woodland Elementary East student Demar Scott presented a check to the American Cancer Society in honor of his grandmother who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

     
  • District 50 PTA scholarship:Feb 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Woodland Elementary District 50’s Parent Teacher Association is offering three $1,200 scholarships to student graduates.

     
  • Woodland positive behavior nightFeb 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Woodland Elementary District 50’s Primary School will host a Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Family Night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19.

     
  • District 50 kindergarten:Feb 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 will host kindergarten registration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at Woodland Primary School, 17366 W. Gages Lake Road, Gages Lake.

     
  • District 50 bilingual meeting:Feb 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 hosts its third Bilingual Parent Advisory Council meeting of the year at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Woodland Elementary East School cafeteria, 17261 W. Gages Lake Road, Gages Lake.

     
  • Geoff Deigan

    Grayslake’s Prairie Crossing Charter School ends subzero recess Jan 29, 2014 12:00 AM
    Students at Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake no longer will have a shortened outdoor recess in subzero weather, under an amended policy enacted Wednesday.

     
  • Woodland dual language: Jan 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 hosts an informational meeting about the district’s dual language program for parents of students entering kindergarten in the fall at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30.

     
  • District 50 band performs: Jan 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    In anticipation of the upcoming Winter Olympics, members of Woodland Middle School’s Symphonic Band 1 have been invited to perform at the opening day ceremonies celebration at Rink Side Sports Ice Arena at 12:15 p.m., on Feb. 1, 6152 Grand Ave., Gurnee, a news release said.

     
  • No school Wednesday for some in Lake County Jan 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Several Lake County school districts are getting an extra day off school on Wednesday although temperatures have risen above subzero levels. Schools either had to cancel or delay the start time for Wednesday due to busing issues.

     
  • Jacque Erickson teaches a bilingual multi-age class of first- and second-graders, including Brayan Ponce, Ashley Aguilar, Victor Navidad and Emily Medina, at Jane Addams Elementary School in Palatine Elementary District 15, where the student minority population has grown to 56 percent.

    Schools seeing more diversity than communities they serveDec 22, 2013 12:00 AM
    Diversity is a reality for more suburban school districts each year, as percentages of students from Hispanic, Asian, black and other minority backgrounds continue to grow. Educators such as Mary Zarr in Palatine District 15 see the face of these changes every day but wonder if the broader community is taking notice. “I don't think people have fully grasped the fast-changing demographics of the school district,” she said.

     
  •  Woodland Elementary West third-grader Gitane Napier reads a story she wrote to Sunrise Assisted Living resident Juliette McCann. Gitane presented McCann with the story and a hand-painted portrait.

    Woodland students give portraits, smiles to Sunrise residentsDec 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    Woodland Elementary West third-grade students drew plenty of smiles after presenting their hand-painted portraits to residents of Sunrise Assisted Living in Gurnee Wednesday morning.

     
  • District 50 parent meeting: Dec 13, 2013 12:00 AM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 hosts its second Bilingual Parent Advisory Council meeting of the year at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18, at the Woodland Elementary East School cafeteria, 17261 W. Gages Lake Road, Gages Lake.

     
  • Woodland jazz band to perform Dec 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    Woodland Middle School Jazz Band members will travel to Vernon Hills for a special performance at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 16, in the Carson’s court of Westfield Hawthorn mall at routes 60 and 21.

     
  • Woodland’s Shop with an Educator program Dec 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    Staff from Woodland Elementary East helped students shop for needy families Thursday at the Target store in Gurnee. The Shop with an Educator program is part of the Woodland Elementary District 50’s Holiday Food Drive.

     
  • State receives feedback on Grayslake’s Prairie Crossing Charter School Dec 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    Compliments and concerns about Prairie Crossing Charter School in Graysake have been presented to a state agency that'll decide if it should continue after the current academic year.

     
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